Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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2010s decade summary
YearAlbums The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
20104,588274,041
20114,716225,440
20125,002250,014
20135,615232,777
20145,949187,553
20155,861232,595
20165,708198,173
20175,774162,347
20185,701135,253
20195,778101,921
Total54,6922,000,115

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 97 10%
2011 135 14%
2012 108 11%
2013 122 12%
2014 104 10%
2015 107 11%
2016 78 8%
2017 104 10%
2018 83 8%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 563 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Ireland 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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7. Soundtracks For The Blind by Swans
8. Tigermilk by Belle And Sebastian
9. Richard D. James Album by Aphex Twin
10. ATLiens by OutKast
11. Sublime by Sublime
12. Everything Must Go by Manic Street Preachers
13. The Score by Fugees
14. Reasonable Doubt by Jay-Z
15. On Avery Island by Neutral Milk Hotel
16. Murder Ballads by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
17. Being There by Wilco
18. New Adventures In Hi-Fi by R.E.M.
19. Beautiful Freak by Eels
20. Emperor Tomato Ketchup by Stereolab
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